Berea Technical College (BTC), a leading private education College in KwaZulu-Natal celebrates 21 years as one of the pioneer colleges in Durban. This year it has earned the accolade as Top Performing College in the country, with over 700 distinctions and its top achiever in Mechanical Engineering scooping 12 distinctions in the national Department of Education (DOE) examinations. The College boasts an impressive track record as a specialist engineering college, with 100% pass rates in key engineering subjects. It offers diplomas in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Chemical Engineering, and is also known for its unique trade offering in Bricklaying and Plastering, Plumbing, Motor Trade, Fitting and Machining and Welding. From a specialist engineering school, it has extended its offering to the fields of IT, Management Studies, Education, Hospitality and Catering and Travel and Tourism, with a full bouquet of 32 qualifications.
A DHET Approved Campus
As a college, it has a strong legacy of delivering quality, accredited programmes, with a long-standing reputation as a registered Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) approved campus. This means that its classroom-delivery, calibre of lecturers and qualifications are governed by this highly respected regulatory body.
With its proud history in the education landscape, it has grown exponentially over the years to include 3 anchor colleges, including Berea College of Technology and Berea Matric School. Berea College of Technology is a higher education college situated in the iconic Station Building (old Tourism Junction), offering courses in the fields of IT, Accounting, Human Resources, Public Relations, Hospitality and Catering and Travel and Tourism. Berea Matric School is a Matric Tuition Centre, offering free matric with every vocation course.
We Groom You for University of Technology Entry
Our fit-for-purpose education means that if you don’t get accepted at a University of Technology, we will take you in and offer you the necessary bridging support to take your career further. If you don’t have Math’s and Physical Science and want to enter the engineering field, we will start you off with a foundational trade course and groom you for the engineering field you dream off. Our focus is on equipping you with a qualification that is employable, so not matter the level you study; from N1-N6, you will receive a certificate at each level, which you can use to secure employment and start earning an income.
Facilities and Campus Life
The college supports an academic-social philosophy, where all social activities are integrated into the academic calendar. Students can enjoy braais, concerts, sports days, soccer programmes and the popular Mr and Miss Berea College.
In addition, the campus has various recreational hotspots, with free WIFI, in-house cafeteria, modern lab facilities and access to on-campus and satellite libraries.
Our Employment Motto
Our 100% Graduate Employment Programme is designed to groom our students for employment and assist our students in securing employment after graduating. We also provide job readiness skills, CV writing, interview training and workshops. We have a record of job placements with a dedicated Work Placement Officer.
We raise the Bar as the Best
Best Students – Top Mechanical Engineering student in the country
Best College – The only fully accredited private technical college in Durban
Best Results – Over 700 distinctions across our faculties
Best in Engineering – 100% pass in N4 and N6 Engineering
Best Math’s and Physics Support – Only college offers FREE Math’s and Science tuition
Best Employment – Only college with a 100% Graduate Employment Programme
Best Safety – Student Tracker for Parents
We invite you to visit our open days, call us on 031 304 5207/031 8278300, visit our website or simply pop in for a chat and let us help you make that all-important career choice.